There is finally some good news for users who want an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.
iPhone hacker pod2g of the Chronic Dev Team has just announced that he has discovered a bug in iOS 5 that could help in developing an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.
pod2g announced the discovery of the bug via the following tweet:
Hey jailbreaking friends, I’ve found a bug that can untether iOS 5. Don’t expect a release soon, but I’m gonna work hard in it.
It is not clear whether the bug also exists in iOS 5.0.1 beta that Apple has seeded to developers of iOS developer program. pod2g also hasn’t mentioned if the untethered jailbreak will work on iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.